1.Objectives: 1. What do you want to learn from this PDSA CYCLE? My goal is directed at testing change. |
want to implement these changes and proceed to monitor the results over a specific time period.
2.PLAN: (remember to start small and scale up. For your 1st cycle consider a 1:1:1 test one nurse to one
patient. FOR MY ASSIGNMENT 14 NURSES 40 patient unit. FOCUS IS TO INCREASE THE NURSES
KNOWLEDGE OF PALLIATIVE CARE BY 20% IN 3 MONTHS. | GAVE A PRE TEST, 3 QUESTIONS
1.What is your understanding of Palliative care?
According to my questionnaire 7 nurses had difficulty distinguishing the three, 3 nurses were able to
distinguish between the three. Afterwards | presented some written literature about what Palliative Care
means, What Hospice Care represents and what is Comfort Care Measures.
| also gave a power point presentation about what Palliative Care means. The presentation also provided
education about Hospice Care and Comfort Care Measures . | presented the nurses with a Post test on
what they learned. 10 out of 10 nurses scored 100% on the post test.
Assignment details ** A Run CHART is required for the assignment, to represent the pre and post test
results. Teach back also reinforced.